Alcohol consumption and ischemic heart disease mortality in Russia.

  title={Alcohol consumption and ischemic heart disease mortality in Russia.},
  author={Yury Evgeny Razvodovsky},
  volume={24 1},
It has been repeatedly emphasized that alcohol provides the most plausible explanation for both the high rate of cardiovascular mortality rate and its dramatic fluctuations in Russia over recent decades, while other traditional risk factors identified in epidemiological studies have little predictive value. The aim of this study was to examine the relation between alcohol consumption and ischemic heart disease (IHD) mortality rates in Russia. A ge-standardized sex-specific male and female IHD… CONTINUE READING
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